What is ANGYLDE?

In Saxon law. The rate fixed by law at which certain injuries to person or property were to be paid for; in injuries to the person, it seems to be equivalent to the “were,” i. e., the price at which every man was valued It seems also to have been the fixed price at which cattle and other goods were received as currency, and to have been much higher than the market price, or ceap gild. Wharton.

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